Garland Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Garland Name Meaning: Occupational for a maker of 'garlands' or 'chaplets',ornate flower arrangements. 'Gara' triangular 'land' land.

The above may indicate residence by a triangular shaped piece of land. The name is also of German origin.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Garland Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Garland family

Profession Census Frequency
Independent 91
Agricultural Labourer 78
Female Servant 75
Labourer 44
Farmer 31
Coal Miner 27
Male Servant 25
Carpenter 23
Shoe Maker 22
Mason 19
Ag Labourer 11
Dress Maker 11
Clerk 10
Copper Miner 10
Mariner 8
Tailor 7
Butcher 7
Miner 6
Servant 6
Pupil 6
Glover 6
Porter 6
Copper Dresser 5
Grocer 5
Agricutural Labourer 5

Garland Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Garland 100% 27,540
2 Gorland 86% 260
3 Gurland 86% 133
4 Gerland 86% 126

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The surname Garland is the most popular version of all its varients

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